This democratic nation is the 10th youngest population in the world. Around 65% of its people are under 25 years old.
Employer of Record
EMPLOYER OF RECORD
65.5 MILLIONtotal population in 2021
52990 USD Billionexpected GDP in 2023
PUBLIC HOLIDAYS:12 Days
- New Year’s Day - January 1
- Good Friday – varies
- Easter Monday - varies
- Labor Day - May 1
- World War II Victory Day - May 8
- Ascension Day - varies
- Whit Monday - varies
- Bastille Day - July 14
- Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary - August 15
- All Saints’ Day - November 1
- Armistice Day - November 11
- Christmas Day - December 25
- December Boxing Day/Saint Stephen’s Day - December 26
SOCIAL SECURITY AND TAXATIONSocial Security Employer Contribution: 28.50% -31.30% Income Tax Rate: 0% to 45%
MINIMUM WAGE10.25 Euros per hour (2021)
WORK HOURS35 hours per week
OVERTIME RATE125% of the normal rate
PROBATIONARY PERIODone to three months
ANNUAL LEAVE CREDITS2.5 days per month of work
MATERNITY LEAVE16 weeks
PATERNITY LEAVE4-25 days within the baby's first 6 months
SICK LEAVE180 days
BONUSESThe 13th-month salary is customary and paid at the end of the year.
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